Can you tell if these close-ups are the Walton children or the von Trapp children?

Are those baby blues John-Boy's or Liesl's? You tell us!

When you think of famous families with boatloads of kids, you can immediately call a few names to mind. The two that pop into ours – the Waltons and the von Trapps. Both families were affected in their own ways by World War II, and both with enough kids to open a small business. It's hard not to love both of these clans when you think of little Elizabeth or tiny Gretl. 

We pulled some close-up clips of these two groups of kids, and we're curious to see if you can tell the difference between them.

Can you I.D. these pictures as the Waltons or the von Trapps? Give it your best try!

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  1. Is this a Walton or a von Trapp?
  2. Is this a Walton or a von Trapp?
  3. Is this a Walton or a von Trapp?
  4. Is this a Walton or a von Trapp?
  5. Is this a Walton or a von Trapp?
  6. Is this a Walton or a von Trap?
  7. Is this a Walton or a von Trapp?
  8. Is this a Walton or a von Trapp?
  9. Is this a Walton or a von Trapp?
  10. Trick question – whose elbow is this?

Can you tell if these close-ups are the Walton children or the von Trapp children?

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KathrynJordan 3 days ago
9/10 which is not bad. I like both The Sound of Music and The Waltons
papaC62 11 days ago
Lol, I blew it on that one...6/10
cperrynaples 12 days ago
8/10! Why did METV not identify who was who in the answer section? I kinda went by visual texture since Sound Of Music was widescreen and Waltons were old TV boxed!
teire 12 days ago
9/10. Elbowed out by the last question.
UnicornPrincess 12 days ago
Missed the last one!!!! Grrrrrrr... other than that got them all right.
WILD 12 days ago
You got 8 out of 10
You can tell these kids apart from a mile (or a few inches) away! Nicely done!
MrsPhilHarris 12 days ago
9/10 Who is #5?
Big3Fan MrsPhilHarris 12 days ago
I think it's Jason in both #1 and #5. 10/10
Tammy MrsPhilHarris 12 days ago
Maybe Jason I got it wrong .
MrsPhilHarris Big3Fan 12 days ago
I think you are right. There is a large freckle on the right side of is nose.
MrsPhilHarris Tammy 12 days ago
I think you are correct.
WILD MrsPhilHarris 12 days ago
Jon Walmsley (born 6 February 1956 in Blackburn, England) is a British American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, actor and producer.

Walmsley is a veteran of the stage and studio, having worked with many notable artists including Richard Marx, Brian Setzer, David Pack, David Koz, the Doobie Brothers, Michael McDonald, Gregg Allman, Merle Haggard, Roy Acuff, Laurence Juber, John Mayall, Denny Laine, Spencer Davis, Peter and Gordon, Jackie Lomax, Roger Daltrey, the Beach Boys' Al Jardine and David Marks, Dean Torrence of Jan and Dean and Strawberry Alarm Clock.

In addition to his musical career, Walmsley is also known for his accomplishments as an actor, most notably a nine-season run as Jason Walton on The Waltons (he also returned for all of the Waltons reunion projects during the 1980s and 1990s), as well as providing the voice of Christopher Robin for Disney's Winnie the Pooh cartoons.
DouglasMorris 12 days ago
8/10! missed numbers 5 and 6.
WILD DouglasMorris 12 days ago
5 was wrong. It's Jason Walton (Jon Walmsley).
Moody 13 days ago
9/10. I missed the last one but this wasn't as hard as I thought it would be.
WLN111 Moody 12 days ago
10/10...I remembered the last one, because she made outfits from the curtains! LOL!
Moody WLN111 12 days ago
Yeah I obviously didn't catch that. I should've known remembered that.
Jeremy 13 days ago
Eight out of ten is not bad, not bad at all!
Gary 13 days ago
Got em all
The elbow had a giveaway. Remember the dresses made from curtains?
jojo68 13 days ago
7/10. Oh well, get win them all.
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